Tourist guide

Baikal Lake is one of the most amazing destinations in Russia. The biggest and the deepest freshwater lake in the world is located in the Eastern Siberia among the beautiful taiga forests and Nordic steppes.  Summer is a perfect season to see the beautiful forests of the lake and even to rest on the beautiful beaches. Visiting Baikal in the summer, it is almost impossible to imagine that for five months of the year the lake is covered by metres of ice. But winter Baikal is also a beautiful place to visit.
In this section we will tell how to make a great trip to lake Baikal and which places of the lake are must see.


Buguldeika, the Queen of the Winds, Marble and Instagram
We decided to start introducing the unusual Baikal villages to you. Crowds of tourists do not go there, and locals will be glad to show the most picturesque corners to you. The first heroine of the new section is the real dream of Instagram bloggers - the settlement of Buguldeika.
The Winter Magic of Lake Baikal
Baikal is a magical place where the power of nature gives you a charge for a year ahead and makes your dreams come true. There are also such places that if you make wishes there, you can have no doubt: they will come true. “Key to Baikal” will tell you whom you should send a letter with your wishes, where to tie a ritual scarf and which rock you should definitely touch this winter.
The Lost World of Lake Frolikha
We are telling about Lake Frolikha with its coast attracting more and more tourists.
Munku-Sardyk: the Mountain of the God of War
The highest peak of the Sayan Mountains - the Munku-Sardyk Mountain – is situated in the very south of the Baikal rift zone. According to local residents, the main character of the Mongolian and Tibetan legends, the great hero called Geser, lives here. “Key to Baikal” will tell you about this famous mountain and why you should definitely climb it.
A Trip to Bolshiye Koty or Lazy Recreation on Lake Baikal
Our reader Daria Leitman has spent the last weekend of summer in the village of Bolshiye Koty, on the coast of Lake Baikal. In her blog, Daria tells about her adventures and gives some practical advice to those who are going to travel along the popular Baikal route.
For Tourists’ Information: 5 Life Hacks that Will Change Your Hiking Life
The Day of Tourism is celebrated throughout the world on September 27: it is the festival of songs by the fire, sleep under the starry sky and unbeatable sense of freedom.